Yangtze River Cruise Trip to Three Gorges Dam by Ship East King & East Queen


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As China's first five-star deluxe river cruise ships, the "East King" and the "East Queen ", owned and managed by Hubei Orient Royal Cruise ship Limited, are respectively started operation in August 1994 and April 1995. It is the best ship on the Yangtze River.

Both the "East King " and the "East Queen " have Finland made diesel engines (Arsela 8R 22126), widely recognized as one of the best medium speed engines in the world. At least 65% of the luxurious interiors are imported from Europe and America. The navigation system is supplied by the Japanese firm-FUR UNO and the satellite communications by the Norwegian Firm EB. The Danish "Hi-Pres " air-conditioning ensures a comfortable temperature of around 220C in every corner onboard.

With careful designs and elaborate equipment, both ships provide international standard of comfort and service unmatched on the river. Guests can enjoy the high-level service while viewing the spectacular scene of Three Gorges.

Superior hardware combined with the excellent hotel service has earned both the "East King " and the "East Queen" the coveted reputation of "Best Cruise ships on the Yangtze River".


Cabins and accommodations:
Deluxe Cabin (standard cabin):
17.6mē/cabin, 39 cabins: one bed room, one bath room.
Superior Cabin :
17.6mē/cabin, 23cabins: one bed room, one bath room.
Executive Cabin:
17.6mē/cabin, 30cabins: one bed room, one bath room.
Executive Suite:
35.2mē/suite,  2 suites: one living room, one bed room, one bath room.
Royal Suite cabin:
35.2mē/suite, 2 suites: one living room, one bed room, one bath room. With sightseeing platform of 90mē for 2 suites.

1st Navigation: Sep 1994.
New decoration: 2005
Capacity: 192 passengers.
Length: 91.5 meters.
Width: 16.4 meters.
Meals: B'fast, buffet; Lunch, Chinese Style (table); Dinner, Chinese Style (table).
Stars: 5 stars.
Cruises: Chongqing and Yichang.
Ship names: East King, East Queen.

Facility and Equipment: front desk, business center, sauna, massage, beauty salon, sunny deck, shopping store, , karaoke, bar, night club, KTV room, health clinic, western dining room, Chinese dining room, bar, reading room, gymnasium, sightseeing view platform,  etc.

Itinerary (reference only) as:

Down stream (Chongqing-Yichang):
Day01, Departure at 22:00 from Chongqing.
Day02, Excursion to Shibaozhai.
Day03, Excursion to Badong Shennong Stream (drifting).
Day04, Excursion to the Three Gorges Dam, then arrive Yichang at about 11:30.

Up stream (Yichang-Chongqing)
Day01, Departure at 22:00 from Yichang.
Day02, Excursion to the Three Gorges Dam.
Day03, Excursion to Badong Shennong Stream (drifting).
Day04, Excursion to Shibaozhai (Stone Village).
Day05, Arrive Chongqing at 09:00 around.

All above are subjected to its changed by ship Corp..

 

 

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